Ben Sandel

Author's Articles

Title Issue Date

Cooperative principle four: Autonomy and independence. What do you think about it? Or perhaps a better question is—do you ever think about it? 

December 6, 2017

Gaining members quickly and efficiently is a major hurdle for most startup co-ops.

182 January-February 2016 February 5, 2016

Whether your co-op is at an early stage or a long-established business planning for expansion, one of the biggest challenges is the "Sources" side of your statement of Sources and Uses of capital.

165 March-April 2013 April 11, 2013

In March 2006, about 30 people came to a meeting at the Little Grill Collective restaurant in Harrisonburg, Va., to talk about starting a cooperative.

156 September - October - 2011 October 5, 2011